The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 527 540 560
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 102 87 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 33
Average salary £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,450 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £90,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37581 38869 36946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.67% 84.53% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31760 32009 30612
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 31 £70,000 +3.70% 9
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 102 (39.69%) Information Security
2 86 (33.46%) C#
3 81 (31.52%) .NET
4 73 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (28.02%) Finance
6 66 (25.68%) Java
7 59 (22.96%) CISSP
8 56 (21.79%) Penetration Testing
9 55 (21.40%) Cyber Security
10 51 (19.84%) C
11 50 (19.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 49 (19.07%) OWASP
13 48 (18.68%) QA
14 47 (18.29%) Selenium
15 46 (17.90%) Security Cleared
16 45 (17.51%) Degree
17 43 (16.73%) Software Engineering
17 43 (16.73%) SQL
18 42 (16.34%) C++
19 41 (15.95%) Automated Testing
20 39 (15.18%) Microsoft
21 38 (14.79%) Performance Testing
22 37 (14.40%) Test Strategy
22 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (14.01%) Manual Testing
24 35 (13.62%) SC Cleared
25 32 (12.45%) Mobile App
25 32 (12.45%) Wireless
26 31 (12.06%) Scrum
26 31 (12.06%) Project Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.45%) Apache
2 11 (4.28%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.28%) IIS
3 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.45%) Wireless
2 19 (7.39%) Network Security
2 19 (7.39%) Firewall
3 18 (7.00%) Wireless Security
4 14 (5.45%) HTTP
5 13 (5.06%) Internet
6 3 (1.17%) Broadband
7 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.39%) MVNO
7 1 (0.39%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.34%) Relational Database
2 22 (8.56%) RDBMS
3 11 (4.28%) Big Data
4 8 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.33%) MySQL
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (18.29%) Selenium
2 29 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (10.89%) Visual Studio
4 25 (9.73%) HP UFT
4 25 (9.73%) SoapUI
5 16 (6.23%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.84%) WebDriver
7 13 (5.06%) SpecFlow
7 13 (5.06%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.89%) Capybara
8 10 (3.89%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.11%) Jasmine
9 8 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (3.11%) WATIR
10 6 (2.33%) JIRA
11 4 (1.56%) JMeter
12 3 (1.17%) Subversion
12 3 (1.17%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.17%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.78%) Firebug
General
1 72 (28.02%) Finance
2 12 (4.67%) Banking
3 9 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.11%) Retail
5 6 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.56%) Local Government
6 4 (1.56%) Marketing
7 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.17%) Publishing
7 3 (1.17%) Games
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (17.90%) Consultant
2 31 (12.06%) Analyst
2 31 (12.06%) Security Consultant
3 26 (10.12%) QA Engineer
4 25 (9.73%) Security Specialist
4 25 (9.73%) Tester
5 24 (9.34%) Senior QA Engineer
6 23 (8.95%) Applications Specialist
6 23 (8.95%) Application Security Specialist
7 20 (7.78%) Architect
8 18 (7.00%) Security Architect
8 18 (7.00%) Penetration Tester
9 16 (6.23%) Security Analyst
10 13 (5.06%) Enterprise Architect
10 13 (5.06%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 12 (4.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 12 (4.67%) Technical Manager
11 12 (4.67%) Senior Tester
12 10 (3.89%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (3.89%) Technical Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (31.52%) .NET
2 25 (9.73%) HTML
2 25 (9.73%) SOAP
2 25 (9.73%) Gherkin
3 22 (8.56%) Struts
3 22 (8.56%) Spring
4 15 (5.84%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.06%) JSP
6 9 (3.50%) Ajax
7 8 (3.11%) RESTful
8 7 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.72%) XML
9 6 (2.33%) LAMP
10 5 (1.95%) Web Services
11 3 (1.17%) CSS
11 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.17%) JSON
12 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.45%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.17%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.23%) CESG
6 12 (4.67%) PKI
7 10 (3.89%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (3.50%) GIS
9 8 (3.11%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.95%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.95%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.17%) RMADS
11 3 (1.17%) Social Media
11 3 (1.17%) BYOD
11 3 (1.17%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.78%) User Experience
12 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.78%) DTV
13 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.06%) Windows
2 21 (8.17%) Linux
2 21 (8.17%) UNIX
3 11 (4.28%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.28%) Android
4 6 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.69%) Information Security
2 73 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (21.79%) Penetration Testing
4 55 (21.40%) Cyber Security
5 50 (19.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 49 (19.07%) OWASP
7 43 (16.73%) Software Engineering
8 41 (15.95%) Automated Testing
9 38 (14.79%) Performance Testing
10 37 (14.40%) Test Strategy
11 36 (14.01%) Manual Testing
12 31 (12.06%) Scrum
12 31 (12.06%) Project Management
13 30 (11.67%) Test Scripting
14 29 (11.28%) Integration Testing
14 29 (11.28%) User Stories
14 29 (11.28%) Line Management
15 28 (10.89%) Unit Testing
15 28 (10.89%) TOGAF
16 27 (10.51%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (33.46%) C#
2 66 (25.68%) Java
3 51 (19.84%) C
4 43 (16.73%) SQL
5 42 (16.34%) C++
6 27 (10.51%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.95%) Python
8 22 (8.56%) PHP
9 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.72%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.33%) Ruby
12 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (22.96%) CISSP
2 46 (17.90%) Security Cleared
3 45 (17.51%) Degree
4 35 (13.62%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.56%) DV Cleared
6 20 (7.78%) CISM
7 13 (5.06%) CISA
7 13 (5.06%) GPEN
8 11 (4.28%) OSCP
9 10 (3.89%) CEH
10 9 (3.50%) CSSLP
11 8 (3.11%) GWAPT
12 5 (1.95%) GSLC
13 3 (1.17%) CISMP
14 2 (0.78%) CHFI
14 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.78%) ISEB
14 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.78%) SSCP
15 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (18.68%) QA
2 28 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (9.73%) PCI DSS
4 19 (7.39%) COBIT
5 12 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (4.28%) JSP 440
7 8 (3.11%) HIPAA
8 5 (1.95%) PAS 55
9 1 (0.39%) FATCA
System Software
1 19 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.33%) iptables
3 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.11%) AppDetective
2 2 (0.78%) Nessus
3 1 (0.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 39 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.84%) VMware
3 12 (4.67%) IBM
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle
5 10 (3.89%) HP
6 4 (1.56%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.17%) Google
7 3 (1.17%) Trustwave
7 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.78%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco
9 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.39%) Reuters
9 1 (0.39%) BT
9 1 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.39%) Yahoo!
Central London / West End
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 20-40% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HP
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago